No sweep for Ateneo as rival La Salle beats them in last game of UAAP elimination round

Basketball is huge in the Philippines and the country’s greatest rivalry just had their latest clash yesterday. Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and defending champion De La Salle University (DLSU) went head to head yesterday afternoon during the last game in this season’s University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) basketball elimination round. ADMU’s Blue Eagles ...

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Gilas Pilipinas gears up for 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Gilas Pilipinas gears up for 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Smart Gilas Pilipinas’ management, coaches, and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) are leaving no stones unturned as they gear up for the home-and-away tournament of the 2019...

Golden State Warriors become ‘mandirigma’ for Filipino Heritage Night

Golden State Warriors become ‘mandirigma’ for Filipino Heritage Night

The Golden State Warriors (GSW) may have lost to the Detroit Pistons in today’s game but they’re still mandirigmas to their Filipino fans celebrating the...

Filipino boxer dies after sparring match

Filipino boxer dies after sparring match

A Philippine boxer who was involved in a recent scandal over faked brain scans has died after a sparring session, sports officials said Tuesday. Jeffrey Claro fell into a coma and...

After 4 years off air, ESPN returns to Philippine television

After 4 years off air, ESPN returns to Philippine television

ESPN is back. Four years after leaving the Philippine airwaves, the US-based sports broadcaster is set to return to the country via a partnership with local broadcast network...

Top Philippine university protests killings in war on drugs during halftime performance

Top Philippine university protests killings in war on drugs during halftime performance

Basketball halftime breaks are usually a time for the players to take a breather and cheerleaders to perform a dance routine, but yesterday, the Ateneo de Manila Blue Babble...

Return of the King: LeBron James wows crowds in Manila

Return of the King: LeBron James wows crowds in Manila

For a third time, LeBron James captured the hearts and the imagination of basketball fans in the Philippines when he visited the country for a third time on Saturday, Sept 2. The...

Pacquiao wants Horn rematch to be in the Philippines

Pacquiao wants Horn rematch to be in the Philippines

Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he was still wanted a rematch with Jeff Horn after the Filipino boxing hero pulled out of their scheduled bout in Australia later his year....

Pacquiao drops out of rematch with Aussie Horn

Pacquiao drops out of rematch with Aussie Horn

Filipino great Manny Pacquiao on Friday pulled out of a rematch with world champion Jeff Horn, leaving the Australian looking for another challenger in his title defence. The...

List of Team PH SEA Games medals

List of Team PH SEA Games medals

The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games officially ended yesterday with a closing ceremony held at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Philippines ranked 6th out...


 

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